Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Receives a Hold from UBS

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Brennan Hawken from UBS maintained a Hold rating on Goldman Sachs Group (GSResearch Report), with a price target of $200.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $216.88.

According to TipRanks.com, Hawken is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 12.6% and a 62.5% success rate. Hawken covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as WisdomTree Investments, Franklin Resources, and E*Trade Financial.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Goldman Sachs Group is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $233.54, which is a 4.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 2, RBC Capital also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $200.00 price target.

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Goldman Sachs Group’s market cap is currently $73.6B and has a P/E ratio of 11.30. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 0.94.

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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides financial services. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management, and Consumer & Wealth Management. The Investment Banking segment serves public and private sector clients around the world and provides financial advisory services, help companies raise capital to strengthen and grow their businesses and provide financing to corporate clients. The Global Markets segment serves its clients who buy and sell financial products, funding and manage risk. The Asset Management segment provides investment services to help clients preserve and grow their financial assets. The Consumer & Wealth Management segment helps clients to achieve their individual financial goals by providing a wealth advisory and banking services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.